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Director dealings: Director-led firm buys £2.58m of MJ Gleeson shares

(Sharecast News) - Low-cost housebuilder MJ Gleeson was at the top of the list of director deals on Monday, after a company run by one of its non-executive directors bought more than £2.5m worth of shares. The London-listed firm said the North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust purchased 500,000 of its shares on Thursday.

It said the firm paid 515p for each share, spending a total of £2,575,000.05 in the process.

The North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust is led by its chief executive officer and investment manager Christopher Mills, who is also a non-executive director of MJ Gleeson.

Reporting by Josh White at

Top Director Buys

Mj Gleeson (GLE) Director name: Mills,Christopher H B Amount purchased: 500,000 @ 515.00p Value: £2,575,000.05

Procook Group (PROC) Director name: OÂ'Neill,Daniel Amount purchased: 500,000 @ 35.00p Value: £175,000.00

Alfa Financial Software Holdings (ALFA) Director name: Sullivan,Chris Amount purchased: 93,317 @ 148.60p Value: £138,668.31

Alfa Financial Software Holdings (ALFA) Director name: Sullivan,Chris Amount purchased: 66,332 @ 150.00p Value: £99,497.53

Airtel Africa (AAF) Director name: Danilovich,John Joseph Amount purchased: 62,000 @ 159.11p Value: £98,646.71

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (ASL) Director name: Dimond,Patricia Amount purchased: 4,000 @ 1,275.10p Value: £51,004.00

Aberdeen New India Investment Trust (ANII) Director name: Robson,Andrew Amount purchased: 4,000 @ 575.31p Value: £23,012.36

National Express Group (NEX) Director name: Flowers,Carolyn Amount purchased: 10,000 @ $2.25 Value: $18,553.64

Dsw Capital (DSW) Director name: Dow,James A T Amount purchased: 15,000 @ 105.00p Value: £15,750.00

Smiths Group (SMIN) Director name: Buckley,George Amount purchased: 812 @ 1,540.35p Value: £12,507.64

Quadrise Fuels International (QFI) Director name: Morrison,Andy Amount purchased: 700,000 @ 1.48p Value: £10,376.80

Sabre Insurance Group (SBRE) Director name: Carter,Geoffrey Richard Amount purchased: 8,774 @ 112.84p Value: £9,900.58

Smiths Group (SMIN) Director name: Hoeing,Karin Amount purchased: 211 @ 1,540.35p Value: £3,250.14

Inchcape (INCH) Director name: Langston,John Amount purchased: 241 @ 849.60p Value: £2,047.54

Inchcape (INCH) Director name: Langston,John Amount purchased: 284 @ 720.10p Value: £2,045.08

Top Director Sells

Ergomed (ERGO) Director name: Barfield,Richard Amount sold: 25,000 @ 1,170.00p Value: £292,500.00

Countryside Partnerships (CSP) Director name: Lawlor ,Tim Amount sold: 56,411 @ 289.78p Value: £163,466.10

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